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Apr 16, 2014, 02:10 ET Eye care specialists see opportunity with the ACA to add younger patients using Spot vision technology

Reimbursements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) should make adding younger patients a profitable growth strategy for eye care professionals. As...


Apr 09, 2014, 08:30 ET Handheld Technology Helps Eye Care Professionals Grow Their Practice

Spot, the handheld binocular autorefractor from PediaVision, is garnering praise from ophthalmology and optometry practices as a sound investment...


Dec 02, 2013, 08:35 ET Case Study Supports the Need for Regular, School-Based Vision Screenings

While vision problems are considered the most common disability in the U.S., and a prevalent childhood condition affecting learning and behavior[1],...


Nov 01, 2013, 08:40 ET Prevent Blindness Oklahoma Uses Spot Vision Screeners to Expand Eye Health Efforts Statewide

Prevent Blindness Oklahoma (PBO) has been working to preserve the eyesight of state residents since 1965. With the Spot vision screener as its hub,...


Oct 28, 2013, 08:35 ET Pediatric Group Offers Consistent Vision Care Across Its Network with Spot Vision Screener

When the American Academy of Pediatrics issued its policy statement with recommendations for instrument-based pediatric vision screening in late...


Oct 23, 2013, 08:35 ET Orlando-area Pediatrics Are Spot-on with Vision Screening

In late 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a statement describing the use of automated vision-screening technology, also known...


Sep 20, 2013, 08:35 ET Lions Club International's District 4C1 and its Enterprise Club Are "Spot-on" in Their Eye Health Initiatives

When Lions Club members gather September 19-21 for the USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum in Kansas, PediaVision will be among the exhibitors at the...


Aug 23, 2013, 08:30 ET Users of PediaVision's Spot Vision Screener Honor Children's Eye Health and Safety Month with Back-to-School Screenings

To recognize August as Children's Eye Health and Safety Month and to give students a positive start to the academic year, hundreds of PediaVision...


Jul 29, 2013, 08:35 ET Second Annual Lions Club Symposium in California Has Dr. Oz as Keynote; Event Moderator Highlights Spot Vision Screener

PediaVision, maker of the Spot vision screener, was among the exhibitors at a June 8 symposium hosted by the Peninsula Special Interest Lions Club...


Oct 10, 2012, 02:00 ET On World Sight Day, Optometrist Emphasizes Importance of Having Children's Eyes Examined

There are children throughout the world who struggle to see and don't know they have an undetected vision issue. For those of us who can see, that's...


Sep 18, 2012, 11:27 ET PediaVision CEO to Speak at FDA Workshop

WHO: David Melnik, president & CEO of PediaVision, maker of the award-winning Spot vision screener. WHAT: Will provide an entrepreneurial view on how ...


Sep 11, 2012, 10:00 ET Award-Winning Spot Vision Screener To Be Demonstrated At USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum

WHO: PediaVision, maker of the revolutionary new Spot vision screener. WHAT: Will conduct demonstrations with the award-winning device for Lions from ...


Sep 06, 2012, 11:44 ET Vision Screening Made Quick And Easy For School Administrators

The Spot vision screener is changing the screening process for educators across the country. Each fall, schools across America will conduct a vision...


Aug 28, 2012, 12:02 ET "Back To School" Means Time For Physicals And Vision Screening

As students across the country prepare to return to the classroom, school administrators are making sure everything is in order for the new school...


Aug 21, 2012, 11:47 ET Pediatric Associates of Davidson County puts patients on the Spot

The staff at the Pediatric Associates of Davidson County in Nashville have become adept at using the latest technology to conduct vision screenings...


Jul 24, 2012, 01:00 ET Pediatrician Finds New Vision Screening Technology Helps A Larger Group Of His Patients

When Doctor Mark Simonian attended a medical conference last winter and witnessed an amazing demonstration of a new vision screening device called...


Jul 03, 2012, 09:30 ET Spot Vision Screener wins Bronze in International Design Excellence Awards

The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) have named the Spot vision screener the recipient of the Bronze IDEA in the category of Medical...


Jun 04, 2012, 10:47 ET Spot Vision Screener receives Appliance Design Magazine's Gold Award

The revolutionary new Spot vision screener has been named winner of the Gold Award for design by Appliance Design Magazine, PediaVision announced...


May 29, 2012, 12:16 ET Revolutionary Technology Identifies Young Patients with Vision Issues

Doctor Victor Tamashiro, a long-time pediatrician in Mission Hills, California, is a big advocate of new technology to help his young patients. For...


May 22, 2012, 09:30 ET PediaVision To Conduct Free Children's Vision Screenings With Spot Supporting "Healthy Vision Month"

PediaVision will be conducting free public vision screenings with the revolutionary Spot vision screener to commemorate the month of May as Healthy...


Apr 20, 2012, 10:39 ET Loyola University optometry students will be first college group in America to use revolutionary new vision screening device, Spot

Insight Pre-Optometry Club, a group of pre-optometry students at Loyola University will be the first student-run optometry club in the country to use ...


Apr 12, 2012, 12:00 ET Albuquerque Pediatric Ophthalmologist Grows His Practice with Spot

In a world where technological advances occur very quickly, keeping an eye on improvements in vision screening equipment has helped build a thriving...


Mar 13, 2012, 11:26 ET New Spot Technology Drives Revenue for Eye Care Professionals

PediaVision will be conducting demonstrations for optical professionals with the revolutionary new Spot vision screener at Vision Expo East, held...


Feb 13, 2012, 12:16 ET New Technology Revolutionizes Vision Care in Pediatric Offices

PediaVision will be conducting demonstrations of the revolutionary new Spot vision screener for pediatricians attending the Miami Children's Hospital ...


Jan 31, 2012, 12:02 ET Unidentified Vision Problems in Children, a Silent Epidemic

As a highly experienced vision screener who has tested more than 50,000 children over the past 10 years for Florida's VisionQuest, Nancy Jeppesen has ...